McCrory announces 400 new jobs as PayPal comes to Mecklenburg County

- Governor McCrory announced Friday that PayPal, Inc. will open a 400 job global operations center in Charlotte.

Officials said the technology platform and digital payments leader is headquartered in San Jose, California. The company will invest more than $3.6 million in Mecklenburg County by the end of 2017.

“North Carolina is the ideal destination for innovation-based, worldwide companies like PayPal,” said Governor McCrory in a written statement, released on Friday. “Today’s announcement means that we can add another prominent name to the state’s growing list of technology businesses with major operations here.”

PayPal’s Charlotte operations center will engage a diverse set of employees including customer service, risk operations, engineering and technology and other staff. 

Officials said the center will yield a payroll impact of nearly $20.4 million per year for Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. 

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